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Contemp Clin Dent. 2012 Jan;3(1):83-5. doi: 10.4103/0976-237X.94553.

Cemento-ossifying fibroma.

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Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Himachal Pradesh Government Dental College and Hospital, Shimla, India.


The cemento-ossifying fibroma is classified as a fibro-osseous lesion of the jaws. It commonly presents as a progressively growing lesion that can attain an enormous size with resultant deformity if left untreated. A case of cemento-ossifying fibroma involving the left mandible is described in a 35 year old female patient. The clinical, radiographic and histological features as well as surgical findings are presented. The cemento-ossifying fibroma is a central neoplasm of bone as well as the periodontium which has caused considerable controversy because of the confusion regarding terminology and the criteria for its diagnosis.


Cementifying fibroma; fibro-osseous lesion; jaw tumor

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